Rodd RubyRODD, Ruby Pearl - Partner with Ivan Rodd in Lindsay Dry Cleaners for close to 40 years, Ruby entered into rest at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in her 91st year.

Ruby was a beautiful, clever, hardworking, loving women with great sense of humor. She loved to tell a good story and share a laugh!

She always made time to enjoy her family.

Ruby Morrison was the beloved wife to the late Ivan Rodd for 72 years.


Brunt Williams SandraBRUNT WILLIAMS, Sandra Lee (Flynn) - (Avid Clogger, enjoying 10 years Clogging after retiring from school teaching in Omemee, Dunsford, Bethany) -

Passed peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 with her family by her side at the age of 69.

Sandra Flynn was the beloved wife the late Mervin Williams and the late Byron “Duke” Brunt and partner Albert Chisholm.

Loving mother of Jason Williams. Loving grandmother of Hayden and Harley Williams. Remembered by Glenda Cranston. Sandra is predeceased by her son Kirk Williams, parents Bill and Anne Flynn and sister Jackie Woodrow. 


Smith JoanSMITH, Margaret 'Joan' (Mackenzie) - Born September 29, 1929 in York County, Toronto passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in her 88th year at Ross Memorial hospital

“Joan'” as she was known' married Gordon Ennis Smith on May 3rd, 1952. Joan and Gord enjoyed married life in their home in Scarborough on Benstanton Blvd. They nested, enjoyed their friends and it was here that they had their beloved West Highland terrier “Chatty” who was the centre of their lives.

Joan worked for many years for CUPE as office manager. Her varied interests included skating, boating, music, travelling and animals. They enjoyed boating for a time at Lefroy Harbour before moving to Cameron on the lake and then commuting to a Florida home. After this, Heritage Way became their home in Lindsay, Ontario.


JANECEK, Jiri 'George' - (February 12, 1942 - December 19, 2016) - 

Passed away Monday, December 19, 2016.


Letourneau RollyLETOURNEAU, Roland 'Rolly' - Peacefully at Haliburton Hospital on Sunday morning, December 18, 2016 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy "Dot" Letourneau (nee Shaw) and loving companion of Karla Landsperger.

Cherished father of Linda (Shane Sisson) and Laura (Chris Black). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Amanda, Kristen, Ryan and by his great grandchildren Matthew, Mason, Rylan, Katelyn and Anderson.

Rolly owned and operated Skyline Automotive in Haliburton for many years. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, woodworking and most of all his family.


Mitchell JudyMITCHELL, Judith 'Judy' (nee Brown) - Peacefully at home on Sunday morning, December 18, 2016 in her 71st year.

Loving mother of Melissa (Gerry) and Jessica (Jon). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Noah and Henry. Dear sister of Edward Brown.

Judy was a wonderful Mom, friend and teacher. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and students whose lives she had a great influence on.


BROOKS, Marguerite 'Karen' Ann (née Barrett) – Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, December 18th, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in her 72nd year.

Karen was the beloved wife of the late David Charles Brooks.

Loving mother of Lisa May Hatt (Robert Little) and Sheri Brooks. Cherished grandmother of Jacob, Isaac and Isabella. Dear sister-in-law to Jackie McCluskey (William).


Bagshaw NicoleBAGSHAW, Nicole Marie - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on December 18, 2016 at the age of 67.

Nicole Bérubé was the beloved wife for 39 years to Edward “Ed” Bagshaw.

Loving mother of Jonathan Bagshaw and his wife Lydia, Kathleen (Kate) Bagshaw and Oliver, Ivan Bagshaw and Meagan. Cherished Nanny of Violet, Lucille (Lucy) and Clare Bagshaw. Dear sister of Carole (Peter), Claudette (Bill), Huguette (Bill).


Bassett HofmannBASSETT-HOFMANN, Vicky - Peacefully at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare, Lindsay on Saturday December 17, 2016 in her 91st year.

Vicky was the beloved wife of Tony Hofmann, and the late Bill Bassett.

Dear mother of Brian and his wife Jane, Barry and his wife Pam, Bob and his wife Jean, predeceased by her sons Blair and Brad.

Mother in law of Sandy and Marilyn. Loving grandma of Sandy (Victor), April (Keith), Amy (Jim), Cory (Tonya), Michael, Amanda(Tyler), Kyle (Liz), Jeff (Ashley), Sage, Emily, Darien, Jennifer, Andrew and predeceased by her grandson Barry Jr. Great grandma of 14.


Lytle GayeLYTLE, Gladys 'Gaye' Ramona (nee Kelusky) - Gaye Lytle died peacefully on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Caressant Care in Lindsay, Ontario. She died from the complications of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. She was 87 years old.

Gaye is survived by her three children, Mary Lytle of Vernon, B.C., Wes Lytle and his wife Karen of Minden Hills, Ontario and Martha Mahoney of Dallas, Texas; by grandchildren Christopher, Sarah, Amanda, Allison, Jonni-Renne and B. J., by three great grandchildren; by sister Phyllis Brown of Charlottesville, Virginia, by brother Rod Kelusky of North Bay and by her many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her siblings Joy Maxwell, Drue Belge and Stan Kelusky.


LaPorte LyndaLaPORTE, Lynda Mae (nee Whittaker) - Passed away peacefully at home in Haliburton on Friday, December 16, 2016, at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Edward LaPorte. Dear mother of Junior (Jean) LaPorte, Dale (Cindy) LaPorte, Phillip (Darlene) Sibley, Mike Sibley, Marilyn (Dave) Espie, Sandra (John) Cooper, Dianne (Stewart) MacDonald, Charlie (Cavelle) Sibley, Chris (Lisa) LaPorte, Susan (deceased) (Phillip) Greenwell.

Loving grandmother of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Shirley, Roberta, Marion and predeceased by Doug and Harold. Fondly remembered by her family and friends.


Chamberlin BarbCHAMBERLIN, Barbara Susan 'Barb' (nee Thompson) - Suddenly at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, December 16th, 2016 in her 58th, year.

Dearly beloved wife of Paul. Beloved mother of Kyle and Mike both of Burlington.

Loving sister to Gary Thompson (Judy), Bonnie (Doug) both of Kingston and Predeceased by Bill.

Barb will be sadly missed by many extended family and friends.


SPENCE, William John 'Bill' – Passed away with his family by his side on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay in his 85th year.

Bill was the beloved husband of Nellie (2009).

Loving father of Willie Spence (Lenora), Donna Southern (the late Ken), and the late Danny Spence (2011). Cherished Grandpa of Bill, the late Shane (2011), Rick (Jenna), and Joe; great grandfather of Wyatt, Naomi, Bryson. Bill was the dear friend of Eunice Benson, and is survived by his brothers Don and Jim.


Deflorio PaulDeFLORIO, Paul - Paul passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday December 15, 2016.

Proud father of Nicholas (Amanda) and Trevor (Jessica).

Paul is predeceased by his parents Albert and June DeFlorio. He is fondly remembered by his brother Jaime (Susan).

Paul will be missed by his nephews Taylor and Sammy (Chris), and his beloved friend Diane Masschaele.


Cowan BruceCOWAN, Robert 'Bruce' – Entered into rest peacefully on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in his 91st year.

Bruce was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy Shirk and husband of Evelyn Miller.

Dear father of Graham (Lynn) and Freda Cowan. Loving grandpa of Sean (Annie), Marta Reeder (Mark Maidment), Tammy Bolton (Alf), John Todd (Shelley). Cherished great-grandpa to 14 and great-great grandpa of one.

Survived by his siblings Muriel Bennett (the late Bernard), Alice Tapscott (Dick), Jack Cowan (Marilyn) and Judy Richards.


Aylwin EileenAYLWIN, Eileen Marie (nee Latten) - Entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Eileen (nee Latten), in her 91st year.

The beloved wife of the late Douglas Aylwin.

Loving mom of Donna Federico and her husband Bill of Bobcaygeon, Sandra Hussey and her husband Edward of Scarborough and predeceased by her daughter Linda Rickerby (Gord).

Treasured grandmother of Mark, Stacy, Jenny, Craig, Quincey, Melissa and Dale. Proud great grandmother of Ryan, Declan, Jessica, Evan, Jesse, Jenna, Brandon and Sabrina.


Staples WillySTAPLES, Wilson 'Willy' - (Founder of Wilson Tire) - Peacefully in his sleep with Vera, his wife of 63 years, at his side on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

Loving father of Ken (Jane) Staples, Linda (Kevin) Burnett and Patsy Staples (Garry Bacon).

Grandpa of Andrew Staples, Katherine (Doug) Peel, Lauren Staples (Scott Smith), Marcus (Lindsay) Churcher, Chantel Churcher (Connor Power). Great Grandfather of Emily and Carson Peel, Lily Smith, Julia Churcher and the late Liam Smith.

Dear brother of Glen (Margaret) Staples and the late Ray (Marion) Staples. Brother-in-law of Shirley and the late Gilbert Magill.


RYALL, Anna Margaret (née Purvis) - (August 25, 1925 – December 13, 2016) -

Entered into rest with family by her side on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 in her 92nd year at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

Anna was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Charles Ryall.

Proud mother of Ken (Helen), Peggy Old (Don), Tom (Sally Wilson) and James. Loving grandmother of Krista Ryall (John Myles), Melissa Thomson, Harley, Evelyn and Alison. Proud GG of Charlie and Finley.


Thomas MargaretTHOMAS, Margaret Anne (nee Lumsden) - (October 21, 1940 - December 12, 2016) -

Passed away in her 76th year after a long battle with cancer on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay with her beloved sister Liz by her side.

Margaret was the wife of the late John Thomas for 36 years and most recently the longtime love of “Cal” Callebert.

Cherished mother of Julie Cass of Kitchener, much loved grandmother of Joe (Kay) and Samantha Thomas and dear godmother to Sheena Finlayson.


Boyd BruceBOYD, Bruce Christopher - Son of Kay and John Boyd, passed away on the morning of December 12, 2016 from a terminal illness.

Bruce was a well-known member of the community, and spent the last several decades of his life living and working in Lindsay. He was a very involved grandfather, and exceptionally proud of his grandchildren, Wyatt, Spencer, Riley, Jarrett and Myah.

Bruce will be missed and remembered by his four children, siblings, parents, nieces and nephews.


Clouston JeanCLOUSTON, Jean - (Resident of Coboconk, Ontario) - (December 10, 1925 - December 12, 2016) -

After 91 years of endless love and caring, another beautiful angel is looking down on us and continuing to give us love and guidance.

We have been blessed to witness Don and Jean's 68 years of commitment and unconditional love for each other. Our mother Jean and our father Don have been incredible examples to all of their nine children: Sandy, Diane (Ron), Dave (Sue), Judy, Irene (Ralph), Tom (Lil), Barb (Pat), Bill (Tracey), Mike (Janice) and their 19 grandchildren: Kathy, Angie, Tammy, Kyle, Shannon, Nicole, Steve, Andrew, Nathan, Daniel, Alison, Veda, Michaela, Kathryn, Matthew, Paige, Madisen, Owen and Dana.


CHATTEN, Roxanne - Passed away peacefully after a long illness at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Sunday, December 11th, 2016. Roxanne in her 61st year.

The beloved wife of Richard for 42 years. Proud mother of her son Robert. Cherished "Nanny" of Josh, Mattias and Harper.

Predeceased by her parents Robert Sr. and Rita Farrell. Will be missed by her brothers and sisters Robert Jr (Rita), Rodney (Valerie), Rebecca (Ted), Ramona (Marty) and Robin (Lisa).


Whick MargaretWHICK, Margaret (nee Whitten) - Margaret died peacefully on December 11, 2016 at the Langstaff Square Long Term Care surrounded by family and friends.

Dear Mom to Kimberley (Mark Dooner) and Laird. Loving Grandma to Bryan (Katie Maze) and Sabrina (Jon Vannelli) Great Grand to Leah and Bradley Dooner.

Dear Sister to the late Ethel Kay and older sister to Carl Whitten (Jacquie). Special aunt to Carol Higgins,Janice Kay, Nancy Vandenhof, Barbara Wright, Allison Harley, David Whitten, and Erin Crysdale.

Her later years were enriched by her care givers Lydia, Belle and Chelyn.


Boyd DorothyBOYD, Dorothy Grace (nee Pavelin) - Passed peacefully in the early morning hours on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 87 years of age and after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Her husband of 70 years, Maurice Clark Boyd, passed almost 3 years ago, on January 22nd, 2014.

We miss you and are grateful that our Nan and Pop are together again.


Marriott IreneMARRIOTT, Irene Elenore (Gale) - 

Sunrise October 13, 1917 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Sunset December 9, 2016 Lindsay, Ontario

In her 100th year, Irene was welcomed in paradise by her husband Cliff Marriott (1998) and her beloved daughter (Bunnie) Elaine Hope Lloyd (2003).

Predeceased by siblings Lillian, Edmund, Nellie, Ethel, Kathleen, Robert, Berkley, William, Dorothy, Phyllis and Fred.


Fairman GeorgeFAIRMAN, George Gerrard - Entered into rest on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay. George Fairman of Fenelon Falls was in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Susan Fairman (nee Riley). Loving father of John (Marlene), G. Alan (Rhonda), Michael (Olga) and Paul (Teresa). Dear grandfather of Deanna, Amy, Josh, Jordon, Hannah, Matthew (Jamie), John and Michael.

George is survived by his sister Eileen and her husband John Rollings and will be missed by his nephews and nieces.